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A blog dedicated to Modern British Art from Lund Humphries, the leading publisher of books on the subject.
For the world of the arts, the cancellation of this summer’s Edinburgh Festival is one of the many regrettable consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nigel Farrow, chairman of Lund Humphries, seeks some consolation in recalling the arts and the artists that originated in Scotland and her beautiful capital city and have been published under the Lund Humphries imprint.
Posted onScottish artist Barbara Rae (CBE RA RSA RSW RGI) is a constant presence in the shop of the Royal Academy of Arts in London, a corner of which is permanently decked out with scarves, plates, bags and jewellery fashioned in her distinctive, bright colour-palette and semi-abstract patterned style. Her books are there too, including the first monograph on […]
Posted onMy book on Joan Eardley has generated a remarkable number of talks and book signings. People come up after the talks saying their great aunt bought two Eardley paintings when they could still be afforded or that they have inherited a small pastel that they would never part with. One Glaswegian told me how as […]
Posted onJoan Eardley at Portland Gallery, London, until 17 May Lynn Chadwick: Evolution in Sculpture at Abbot Hall in Kendal and Blackwell, the Arts and Crafts House in Bowness-on-Windermere until 15 June The Cutting Edge of Modernity: The Grosvenor School Linocuts at Osborne Samuel, London until 11 May Julian Trevelyan at Bohun Gallery, Henley on Thames, until 1 […]
Posted onArtist Joan Eardley was just 42 when she died of breast cancer in 1963. Widely admired at her death, her expressionist Scottish landscapes and realistic depictions of Glasgow slum children have continued to attract attention in the decades since then. Her 2007 retrospective at the National Gallery of Scotland drew enthusiastic crowds. Christopher Andreae’s beautiful and insightful new […]
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